Bon Mercredi at Happy Valley Racecourse

Bon Mercredi at Happy Valley Racecourse

Celebrate French Night on 9, 16, 23 May with Happy Wednesday at the races!

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Foodie  Foodie Your Guide to Good Taste  on 3 May '18

This article was created in partnership with The Hong Kong Jockey Club

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Bon Mercredi

Epic races, magnifique trackside bites and marvellous beats will entertain your senses at French Nights at Happy Wednesday. Happy Valley Racecourse will offer a different vibe each week, with top French artists bringing the mood to life while you wine and dine à la français. Wednesday, 9 May will showcase Ommm, the a capella group renowned for their beatboxing, while 16 May will see hip hop group The Elem’Ants tearing it up. And on 23 May, Le Syndicat du Chrome will perform their afrofunk while accompanied by a French brass band.

French races

There will also be some seriously fierce on-track action as we bring you the Sauternes Cup on 9 May and, on 23 May, Le French May Trophy and the France Galop Cup – don’t miss out!
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Selection delicieux!

France is famous for its fine cuisine, and you can indulge in delicious dishes including sautéed mushrooms in black truffle cream sauce with brioche ($65), quiche Lorraine with green salad ($55), braised duck leg in orange sauce with roasted potatoes ($60), crunchy John Dory fingers and potato wedges with lemon-caper mayonnaise ($95), roasted French spring chicken with rosemary red wine sauce ($65) and braised beef in spices and red wine with baguette ($75). You’ll be saying oui, oui, oui to the trackside delights while cheering on the action on the racecourse!
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Sautéed mushrooms in black truffle cream sauce with brioche

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Quiche Lorraine

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John Dory fingers

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Spring chicken

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Braised beef


“A Taste of France” prizes

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Every single week, there is one lucky winner who takes home the big prize of the night in the weekly photo contest. The giveaway continues with French Nights, to include a pair of return tickets to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, every week. It could be YOU who jets off to enjoy the French-accented Vietnamese cuisine for which the city is famous! Simply join the #HappyWednesdayHK Best Photo Contest on 9, 16 or 23 May to stand a chance to win this trip courtesy of Happy Wednesday and Hong Kong Airlines.


Exclusive offer for Foodie Club members

Enjoy free entry and a free $50 food and beverage voucher if you register in advance via the below link.


Register here!


Racecourse entrants must be aged 18 or above. Don’t gamble your life away.



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